Many of these classes, events and meetings are sponsored by Georgetown Memorial Hospital, but some take place at different locations. Call the numbers listed for more information or visit www.georgetownhospitalsystem.org.
Chronic kidney disease education | Varying schedule, varying locations in Horry and Georgetown counties. Free. 866-647-9396 or www.ultracare-dialysis.com/TOPS.
Health screenings | Finger-stick lipid profiles with blood sugar test: $20; diabetes screening-hemoglobin A1C: $15; blood sugar levels: $3. Free blood pressure screenings. 520-8579
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• 7:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, mall area, Georgetown Memorial Hospital
• 7:30 a.m. to noon Thursdays, hallway by Same Day Surgery, Waccamaw Community Hospital.
• 8:30-11:30 a.m. second Friday every other month, Waccamaw Community Care, 4310 Dick Pond Road, Myrtle Beach.
“Create Your Weight” program for adults over the age of 18 | programs offered weekly from noon-1 p.m. $75. 520-8288 to register. Scheduled as follows:
• Tuesdays through Tuesday, two east classroom, Waccamaw Community Hospital.
• Thursdays through Thursday, second-floor training room, Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Obstetrics tour | 6 p.m. Monday, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Supermarket tours | 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Food Lion, U.S. 17, Pawleys Island. 520-8288 to register.
Handle with Care - Baby Care class | 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Safety and Outdoor fair | 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Seaside Elementary School, 1605 Woodland Drive, Garden City Beach. Free blood pressure checks, eye, hearing and medical screenings, fitness demos and more. 294-0355 or 458-8740
I Can Cope Education series | 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Free. Pre-registration required, 652-1640.
Prepared Childbirth class | 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, first-floor classroom, Waccamaw Community Hospital. $50. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Heartsaver BLS-CPR | 6-10 p.m. March 19, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. $20. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Car Seat Safety class | 6-8 p.m. March 19, Wachesaw Conference Center, 4367 Riverwood Drive, Suite 160, Murrells Inlet. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Lecture: Colon Cancer screening | noon March 20, Wachesaw Conference Center, 4367 Riverwood Drive, Suite 160, Murrells Inlet. Lunch provided. 520-7842 to reserve your seat.
Community Health BLS-CPR | 6-9 p.m. March 20, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital campus. $35. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Sibling Preparation class | 6-7:30 p.m. March 21, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital campus. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
•Young stroke survivors between ages 20 and 65
| 11:30 a.m. third Wednesday each month, first-floor classroom, Waccamaw Hospital or 5:30 p.m. education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. 655-2835 or visitwww.YoungStroke.org
| 6 p.m. last Tuesday of each month, Health Point Center for Health and Fitness, 12965 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. Light supper provided. 685-3378 email@example.com
| 4:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. 520-8062
| 10 a.m. Wednesday and March 27, Belin Memorial United Methodist Church, U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 651-9711
| 3 p.m. Wednesday, and March 27, fourth-floor dining room, Waccamaw Community Hospital. 652-1415
| 7 p.m. Thursday, Timber Lake Baptist Church, S.C. 707. 650-8756
| 3:45 p.m. March 20, fourth-floor dining room, Waccamaw Community Hospital. 652-1415
Blood drives sponsored by American Red Cross are scheduled as follows. Call 839-4483 or 800-RED-CROSS.
• 1-6 p.m. Monday, Carolinas Hospital System, 2929 U.S. 76 E., Marion. 431-2554
• 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, parking lot, McLeod Seacoast Medical Center, 4000 S.C. 9 E., Little River. 390-8326 or 390-8327
• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Anderson Brothers Bank, 102 N. Main St., Mullins. 464-2860
• 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, CE Murray High School, 222 CE Murray Blvd., Greeleyville. 426-2121
• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Waccamaw Elementary School, 251 Claridy Road, Conway. 347-4684 ext. 2302.
• 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oceanside Village, 1711 U.S. 17 S., Surfside Beach. 650-0767
• 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, First Baptist Church, 204 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach. 504-2145
• 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 18, South Conway Elementary School, 3011 4th Ave., Conway. 488-0272
• 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 19, Belin United Methodist Church, 4183 U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 267-0752
Many of these classes, events and meetings are sponsored by Conway Medical Center, but some take place at the Conway Medical Wellness and Fitness Center. Call the numbers listed for more information or log on to www.conwaymedicalcenter.com.
Obstetrics tour | 2 p.m. every Sunday, The Birthplace, Conway Medical Center, 300 Singleton Ridge Road, Conway. 347-8108
Female Self-Defense class | 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays through April 2, Conway Wellness and Fitness Center, 2369 Cypress Circle, Conway. Members $60; Community $80. 347-1515
Seminar: Joint Replacement | noon, Wednesday, Conway Medical Center. 347-8108
Seminar: Weight Loss Surgery | 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Conway Medical Center. 234-6686
Community screening | 7-10 a.m. Wednesday, Conway Wellness and Fitness Center. Complete metabolic and lipid panel, $25. 234-5019 to register.
Childbirth class | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 23, Conway Medical Center. 347-8108
Weight Loss workshop | 11:15 a.m. or 5 p.m. March 26, Conway Wellness and Fitness Center, 2369 Cypress Circle. Members $15; Community $20. 347-1515 ext. 4802 to register.
Swim lessons | Times and days vary, Conway Wellness and Fitness Center, 2369 Cypress Circle. $40 members; $50 community. 347-1515 to register.
Mobile Health services | Free screenings for blood pressure, finger-stick full lipid panel to include cholesterol, triglycerides and blood sugar. 347-8068 or 234-5019, scheduled as follows:
• 7-10 a.m. Tuesday, Conway Medical Center Wellness and Fitness Center, 2369 Cypress Circle, Conway.
• 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Halyard Bend Apartments, 3941 Halyard Way, Myrtle Beach.
• 8-10 a.m. March 19, Anderson Oaks Assisted Living, 997 S.C. 90, Conway.
• 7:30-9:30 a.m. March 25, Rick’s Bait and Tackle, 16909 Fourth Ave., Conway.
• 7:30-9:30 a.m. March 26, Vaught’s Grocery, 5028 Nichols Highway, Galivants Ferry.
| 5-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Conway Medical Center. 448-5804
| 6:30 p.m. March 19. Conway Medical Center. 234-6686
| 6 p.m. March 26, Conway Medical Center. 347-8013
Many of these classes, events and meetings are sponsored by Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, but some take place at the YMCA on 62nd Avenue North in Myrtle Beach or at HealthFinders in Coastal Grand mall. Call the numbers listed for more information or log on to www.grandstrandmed.com.
Walk-in screenings | 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, HealthFinders. $7 for cholesterol screening; $20 for lipid panel; $20 for A1C testing; blood pressure and weight screenings free. A 12-hour fast required for lipid profile. 692-4444
Ask the Pharmacist | 2-4 p.m. Fridays, HealthFinders. Bring your medication for review. One-on-one consults with a registered pharmacist. 692-4444
BLS CPR/AED classes | First Aid; Babysitter and Family Care Giving classes and certifications offered weekly by appointment. All instructors are AHA/ARC certified. K-Loc Healthy Kids, Inc., 1435 Cannon Road, Myrtle Beach. Classes available in Georgetown and North Myrtle Beach. Registration required. 467-0068.
Addiction counseling | Narconon. Call for free assessments or referrals, 877-413-3073 or www.drugsno.com.
Nar-Anon family group | 7 p.m. Sundays, Recovery Warehouse, 3116 Shetland Lane, unit 34, Myrtle Beach. 233-9017
Prime of Life Yoga | 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, HealthFinders. $8 per class. 692-4444
Hatha Yoga class | 10-11 a.m. Fridays, HealthFinders. $8 per class. 692-4444
Prepared Childbirth course | 7 p.m. Mondays through March 18, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. $50. 692-4444
Health screenings | Finger stick total cholesterol screening $7; lipid profile (12-hour fast required), $20. Free blood pressure. Scheduled as follows. 692-2222
• 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, main lobby, Grand strand Regional Medical Center.
• 8:30-9:30 a.m. March 20, hospital classroom, YMCA.
Heartsaver CPR AED class | 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, HealthFinders. $35 includes book and certification. Registration required, 692-4444.
“Look Good Feel Better” for women in cancer treatment | 2-4 p.m. March 18, Carolina Regional Cancer Center, 4712 Oleander Drive, Myrtle Beach. 800-227-2345, registration required.
Lecture: Back Pain | 10-11 a.m. March 19, HealthFinders. 692-4444 to register.
Lecture: Lung Cancer | 3-4 p.m. March 20, HealthFinders. 692-4444 to register.
Heart Risk assessments | 10 a.m. to noon March 21, HealthFinders. A finger-stick lipid profile with glucose screening, available for $25. A 12-hour fast required. Appointments required, 692-4444.
Sibling Preparation class for children ages 3-10 | 10-11:30 a.m. March 23, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. Free. 692-4444
Infant/Child CPR and First Aid | 1-4 p.m. March 23, HealthFinders. $15. 692-4444 to register.
Seminar: Minutes Matter | 3-4 p.m. March 26, YMCA. Will discuss recognition of stroke, heart attack, sudden cardiac arrest and more. 692-4444
Lecture: Causes and Cures for Toenail Fungus | 6-7 p.m. March 27. HealthFinders. 692-4444
•Rape Crisis Cente
r | Individual counseling, support group, 24-hour hotline for victims of sexual assault. 448-3180 or 448-7273
•Non-offending parents of child victims of sexual assault
| 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Conway. Visitwww.victimtosurvivor.org
•Young stroke survivors between ages 20 to 65
| 11:30 a.m. fourth Friday each month, meeting room, Rotelli’s restaurant, U.S. 501, Conway. 655-2835 or visitwww.YoungStroke.org
| 11:30 a.m. second Monday of each month, March 11, April 8 and May 13, meeting room behind cafeteria, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, 809 82nd Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Lunch provided. 685-3378 firstname.lastname@example.org
| 2 p.m. Tuesday, Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. 692-4444
| 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, HealthFinders. 692-4444
•La Leche League
| 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, HealthFinders. 692-4444
| 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 18, HealthFinders. 692-4444
| 1:30-2:30 p.m. March 19, HealthFinders. 692-4444
| 2 p.m. March 19, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. 692-4444
| 2 p.m. March 19, Grand Strand Senior Health-Carolina Forest. 692-4444
| 6-7:30 p.m. March 19, HealthFinders. 692-4444
| 10:30 a.m. March 21, HealthFinders. 692-4444
LORIS/NORTH MYRTLE BEACH
McLeod Health/Loris/Seacoast sponsors the following events, classes and meetings. The hospital system offers a physician referral line, 716-7527 or online at www.lorishealth.org.
Injury screenings | 8-11 a.m. every Monday, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center. 360-213-3620 or 281-3737 to schedule an appointment.
Zumba | 6 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 4 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, and 10 a.m. Monday (beginner’s zumba), Center for Health and Fitness. Members $5; Nonmembers $8. 716-7111
Lecture: Begin The Conversation-The Importance of Advance Care Planning | 1- 2:30 p.m. March 14 at the main campus, March 21 at the Leland campus, and March 28 at the South Brunswick Island Center.
A free one-session Brunswick Community College community service workshop. Presented by Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center, call to register 910-755-7378.
Screenings: Thyroid Cancer | 9-11 a.m. Friday, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center. 390-8326 to register.
Nutrition series: Sodium in your Diet | 10 a.m. March 19, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center. 390-8326
Screenings: Skin Cancer | 9-11 a.m. March 21, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center. 390-8326
Lecture: Living with Osteoporosis | 12:30-2 p.m. March 22, N.V. Barbee Sr. Library, 8200 E. Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, N.C. Free, open to the community. 910-278-4288 to reserve your space.
| 6 p.m. Tuesday, Center for Health and Fitness. 390-8326
•Waccamaw area family caregiver
| 1-2 p.m. March 19, North Strand Senior Center, 2309 Watertower Road, Longs. Deadline to register is March 15. 436-6144
| 6-8 p.m. March 21, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center. 390-8326